About "The North"
The people, places, events and latest research of Canada’s subarctic and Arctic regions, one of the fastest-changing environments on Earth
Duo Lakes near the Snake River in the Peel watershed area in Yukon. The region has been the focus of a protracted legal battle over rights to develop the land. Earlier in December, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in favour of several First Nations who want to see the majority of the pristine wilderness protected from mining activity. (Photo: Mike Thomas)
When it was first released in 1987, Frozen in Time (inset) introduced audiences to a captivating Arctic mystery. After giving up their secrets, the bodies of Franklin expedition crew members John Hartnell, John Torrington, and William Braine were returned to their frozen graves on Beechey Island (pictured). (Photo: Russell Potter; cover image courtesy Greystone Books)